Cemetery Burial Plot Cost in Ohio: Cheapest & Most Expensive Options (2021)

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The average burial plot cost in Ohio is $1,330. This is based on an analysis of 427 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen burial plot listings with costs as low as $100 and as high as $16,995. On average, The Buckeye State has cemetery burial plots which are 43% cheaper in comparison to other parts of the nation.

Keep in mind that burial plot costs can and will vary depending on factors such as the type of burial plot you purchase, how many you plan to purchase, the cemetery and the market demand for burial plots within your local area or around the cemetery you’d like to purchase your plot in.

When making burial arrangements, we recommend you contact at least a few cemeteries to get a price that is right for you and your family.

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Cities with the Most Affordable Burial Plot Cost in Ohio

CityAverageDifference from State Average
Youngstown, OH$251 -81%
Mount Sterling, OH$450 -66%
New Carlisle, OH$629 -53%
Wintersville, OH$695 -48%
Waterville, OH$704 -47%
Massillon, OH$740 -44%
Huron, OH$804 -40%
Twinsburg, OH$864 -35%
Dayton, OH$984 -26%
Delaware, OH$991 -25%

Cities with the Most Expensive Burial Plot Cost in Ohio

CityAverageDifference from State Average
Colerain, OH$3,062 +130%
Avon, OH$2,700 +103%
Galloway, OH$2,588 +95%
Hamilton, OH$2,299 +73%
Chesterland, OH$2,191 +65%
Brunswick, OH$2,131 +60%
Worthington, OH$2,098 +58%
Akron, OH$2,026 +52%
North Olmsted, OH$1,931 +45%
Mayfield Heights, OH$1,726 +30%

Average Burial Plot Cost in Ohio by City

CityAverageDifference from State Average
Akron, OH$2,026 +52%
Avon, OH$2,700 +103%
Bedford Heights, OH$1,210 -9%
Brookville, OH$1,365 +3%
Brunswick, OH$2,131 +60%
Canal Winchester, OH$1,185 -11%
Canton, OH$1,595 +20%
Centerville, OH$1,318 -1%
Chesterland, OH$2,191 +65%
Cincinnati, OH$1,552 +17%
Cleveland, OH$1,271 -4%
Colerain, OH$3,062 +130%
Columbus, OH$1,614 +21%
Dayton, OH$984 -26%
Delaware, OH$991 -25%
Galloway, OH$2,588 +95%
Hamilton, OH$2,299 +73%
Huron, OH$804 -40%
Massillon, OH$740 -44%
Mayfield Heights, OH$1,726 +30%
Mayfield, OH$1,006 -24%
Milford, OH$1,427 +7%
Mount Sterling, OH$450 -66%
New Carlisle, OH$629 -53%
Newark, OH$1,364 +3%
North Olmsted, OH$1,931 +45%
Peninsula, OH$1,529 +15%
Perrysburg, OH$1,196 -10%
Springfield, OH$1,569 +18%
Sylvania, OH$1,055 -21%
Tipp City, OH$1,538 +16%
Toledo, OH$1,078 -19%
Twinsburg, OH$864 -35%
Vienna, OH$1,733 +30%
Waterville, OH$704 -47%
Wintersville, OH$695 -48%
Wooster, OH$1,085 -18%
Worthington, OH$2,098 +58%
Xenia, OH$1,538 +16%
Youngstown, OH$251 -81%

Saving Money on Burial Plot Cost in Ohio

If you are a veteran, service member or eligible family member you may be eligible for a free burial at a national VA cemetery. There are 5 such cemeteries in Ohio. Keep in mind these are not guaranteed to have any open spots. Please see below for contact information as well as burial plot availability.

VA National and State Cemeteries with Free Burial Plots

CemeteryOpen Plots?AddressPhone
Dayton National CemeteryOpen4400 West Third Street Dayton, OH 45428Phone: 937-268-2221
Ohio Western Reserve National CemeteryOpen10175 Rawiga Road Seville, OH 44273Phone: 330-335-3069
Camp Chase Confederate CemeteryClosed2900 Sullivant Avenue Columbus, OH 43204Phone: 937-268-2221
Confederate Stockade CemeteryClosedJohnson’s Island Sandusky, OH 44870Phone: 330-335-3069
Woodland Cemetery Soldiers’ LotClosed6901 Woodland Avenue Cleveland, OH 44104Phone: 330-335-3069

State VA cemeteries have similar free burial options as well, though these come with residency requirements. Contact your local VA office to learn more.

InstitutionAddressContact
Ohio Veterans Home Cemetery3416 Columbus Avenue Sandusky, OH 44870Richard Hatcher, Superintendent Phone: 419-625-2454 x200

Shopping Online for Burial Plots in Ohio

If you’re on the market for a cemetery plot, you may find the listings on eBay helpful. Depending on what’s available, you stand to save money on on your burial plot costs with the right bidding strategy.

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